On August 3, 2018, the FCC adopted new One-Touch-Make-Ready rules as part of efforts taken to lower barriers to pole attachments and propel fiber broadband deployment nationwide. Today the FBA filed an opposition to a request by a coalition of utilities seeking to have the FCC reconsider.
The Fiber Broadband Association filed at letter at the FCC supporting the FCC’s recently proposed changes to the pole attachment process and urged the FCC to adopt those changes at the August 2nd Open Meeting. The FCC’s proposed rules to the pole attachment process are positive reforms and wi
The Federal Communications Commission voted last week to ease requirements on incumbent telcos discontinuance of legacy voice and data services,
Last week the Fiber Broadband Association filed an ex parte letter with the FCC urging them to move forward on amending the pole attachment rules, enabling faster deployment of advanced wireline networks.
Our reply Comments are supported by an affidavit by Fiber Broadband Association member: Steve Sellenriek, President of Sellenriek Construction Incorporated describing how important overlashing is to the rapid deployment of fiber infrastructure, cutting deployment time by 1/3.